THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES DONALD C. LUBICK AS ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR TAX POLICY
Today, President Clinton announced the nomination of Donald C. Lubick to be Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy at the Department of the Treasury. Lubick brings to the position an extensive background in Federal tax policy, having held the same position during the Carter Administration.
Mr. Lubick, of Maryland, was named Acting Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy in June 1996. From 1994 to 1996, he was the Department's director of the Tax Advisory Program for Central and Eastern European countries and the former Soviet Union. Since 1992, as a member of a panel of experts in the Fiscal Affairs Department of the International Monetary Fund and a senior Fellow with Harvard Law School's International Tax Program, Lubick has participated in tax reform missions to Russia, Czechoslovakia and the Dominican Republic, among other countries.
From 1981 - 1994, Lubick was a partner with the law firm of Hodgson, Russ, Andrews, Woods & Goodyear, where he also worked from 1950 - 1961 and 1964 - 1977. In both interims, Lubick served at the Department of the Treasury. From 1961 to 1964, he was the Department's Tax Legislative Counsel. Then he was Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy from 1978 to 1981. Prior to his 1978 appointment, he served as Deputy Assistant Secretary and Acting Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy.
Mr. Lubick is a graduate of both Harvard University Law School and the University of Buffalo. He is a member of the American Law Institute, a past member of the Advisory Group to the Commissioner of Internal Revenue, and formerly chaired the American Bar Association's Committee on Domestic Relations Tax Problems.